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British English: /ˈkɒmənt(ə)ri/
American English: /ˈkɑmənˌtɛri/

Translation of commentary in German:


  • 1 (series of comments, expository treatise)
    Kommentar Mask. (on zu)
  • 2 (comment)
    Erläuterung Fem. (on zu)
    the sombre factories are a sad commentary upon our civilization
    die düsteren Fabriken sind traurige Zeugnisse unserer Kultur
  • 3 (Radio, TV)[live or running] commentary
    Livereportage Fem.

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